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Play: Where There’s A Will

by Twisted Arrows Twisted Arrows is a fledgling theatre group, with two productions under its belt, and en route to completing a successful third. What began as a bunch of college students venting their creativity has now morphed into an amalgamation of theatre enthusiasts from different walks of life. They will now present Mahesh Dattani’s ‘Where There’s A Will’ at the Alliance Française ... Read More »

Concert: Anvaya Series with Sursagar

An evening concert under the ‘Anvaya Series’ (musical links in lineage) in collaboration with Sursagar Vocal recital by  Vidushi Purvi Parikh ( Disciple of Ustad Faiyaz Ahmed and Niyaz Ahmed) Tabla: Shri  Bhushan Parchure Harmonium: Shri Ravindra Katoti Sitar recital by Pandit Arvind Parikh ( Seniormost disciple of Ustad Vilayat Khan Saheb ) Tabla :  Shri  Bhushan Parchure Read More »

AF Cinema – Mobile Home (2012)

1’35”, France and Belgium, François Pirot After having broken up with his girlfriend and left his job, Simon has come back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up again with his old friend Julien. The two thirty-year-old, unemployed and idle men decide to reinvest in an old dream from their teenage years: hitting the road for ... Read More »

Selco Foundation’s “YES 20”

“YES 20” – Bangalore Chapter SELCO India celebrates 20 years of providing “sustainable energy for all”. Events include- the premiere of a series of short documentary films “THE LAST MILE, selco stories”  (by Mamta Murthy),  a photo exhibition on the journey of decentralized solar energy in Karanataka and a cultural Yakshagana program. “YES 20” is a part of multiple SELCO ... Read More »

Play: Guilty As (Not) Charged

by Mad Hats Theatre …a modern tale of could’ve, should’ve, would’ve.  A delayed payment on an electricity bill? A belated birthday wish? A lost job opportunity? An expired medical prescription? A missed last bus back home? Don’t you sometimes wish you could’ve turned back time? Or wonder what youwould’ve done if you had a crystal ball to gaze into your future? Does the ... Read More »

Book Launch – Transgressions by Vaiju Naravane

Vaiju Naravane’s latest book “Transgressions” will be launched in Bangalore by Mr. Chiranjiv Singh. Following the launch, Vaiju will be in conversation with Anita Nair, one of Bangalore’s favorite authors. Vaiju Narayan, aside from being the Europe correspondent for The Hindu, is also a lecturer, and broadcaster and is Foreign Fiction Editor with the French publishing house Albin Michel where she ... Read More »

In conversation with Vaiju Naravane

Vaiju Naravane, The Hindu’s Europe correspondent, will meet with the students of Alliance Francaise for an informal discussion on the eve of the launch of her book “Transgressions”. Read More »

Film: Aujourd’hui

France/Senegal (2012) Played with understated intensity by American actor-musician Saul Williams (Slam), Satche is an apparently healthy man who wakes one morning at his mother’s house on the outskirts of Dakar aware that he will die at the end of that day. This is a place where death warns of its arrival 24 hours in advance, inspiring feelings of dread ... Read More »

Film: La mise à l’aveugle (2012)

Canada 2012 Denise is a woman of ripe age whose life has recently changed with the divorce from her husband Michel, the relocation to the neighborhood of her youth, and the retirement from her position as financial director in a large company now directed by her son, Alex. An object of contempt by her husband, her son and at her ... Read More »